Today girls face greatest impacts under global conflict

Today girls face greatest impacts under global conflict

“Conflict can take away everything. But it can never take away your knowledge,” – Young refugee and education activist To help raise awareness on challenges that children affected and uprooted by conflict face in accessing school, UNICEF has been working with Muzoon Almellehan, a 19-year-old Syrian refugee and education activist. Human Rights News – United […]

Why doesn’t Maharashtra have a women’s commission?

Why doesn’t Maharashtra have a women’s commission?

Mahesh Vijapurkar – First Post – Tuesday, 18 December 2012 It is not for nothing that two institutions backed by statutory powers were set up to safeguard Indian citizens’ rights, one on the larger matrix of human rights, and the other specifically to address issues of women. When these two major bodies are not required […]

School-girls Pakistan keep larger vision

School-girls Pakistan keep larger vision

Commentary by Salma Hasan Ali, contributing editor of “The Islamic Monthly.” (WNN Opinion) Washington, DC – Like millions, I’ve been mesmerised by humanitarian Greg Mortenson’s story of compassion, commitment and courage. Like so many, I am heartbroken by everything that I am reading about the current controversy. The accusations against Greg are serious and the […]